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    Is there an easy way to get rid of /blog in a URL?

    For some reason I had a brain fart when I set up a blog for a professor friend. Not paying attention, I set up a subdomain of my GoDaddy hosting plan to be: http://litasprophecy.com/blog . . . when I prefer it to be just http://litasprophecy.com.

     

    I know just enough to be dangerous (to myself) and get (myself) in trouble, but I'd like to ask if anybody has any suggestions about how to get rid of the /blog off the URL (in other words . . . make http://litasprophecy.com/blog become http://litasprophecy.com).

     

    I think I know what to do, but I really don't want to screw it up. I realize there is some work involved, and that's OK. It's not a super important site -- just something I set up for a professor friend, but it could turn into something bigger if he wants it to. Getting rid of the /blog just tidies up things a bit and makes it easier to tell students where to go.

     

    Anyway, thought I'd ask. I'm happy to see a GoDaddy community.

     

    Thanks in advance for any insight. Best to all.

     

    d.

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    Super User III

    The web address for WordPress is based on where it is installed.  So you would want it in the root directory (/) instead of a sub-directory (/blog).  Here are a few articles on moving the files:

     

    https://www.godaddy.com/help/move-your-wordpress-site-to-a-different-directory-16240

    https://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_Directories_On_Your_Existing_Server

    https://www.godaddy.com/help/fixing-permalink-issues-with-wordpress-6313

    Nate,

    Thanks. Yes, the root directory. I should have asked for the best way to move the files to be he root with the least disruption. These articles should help.

    i appreciate it.

    take care,

    Dan.